Asher Research Group

Department of Chemistry University of Pittsburgh


Current Group Members


Research Director:
  • 2015 FACSS Charles Mann Award for Applied Raman Spectroscopy
  • Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
  • 2011 Charles E. Kaufman Award
  • 2009, Member, University of Pittsburgh Research Council
  • 2008 Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award
  • 2007 Society Fellow, Society for Applied Spectroscopy
  • 2005 Sigi Ziering Award for Outstanding Contribution of a Publication in the Journal, Clinical Chemistry (2005)
  • 2004 University of Missouri-St. Louis Distinguished Alumnus Award
  • 2002 ACS Pittsburgh Award
  • 2002 Ellis R. Lippincott Award
  • 2000 Pittsburgh Technology Council EnterPrize Award
  • 1999 Bomen-Michelson Award
  • 1998 Lester W. Strock Award
  • 1996 University of Pittsburgh Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award
  • 1994 ACS Analytical Division Spectrochemical Analysis Award
  • American Heart Association Established Investigatorship Award
  • 1988 Distinguished Alumni Award of the University of Missouri


Administrative Assistant:


Collaborating Scientists:
Dr. Jeffry Madura


Post-Doctoral Fellows:

Dr. Zhongyu Cai


Graduate Students:

Emily Barker
Andrew Coukouma
Elizabeth Dahlburg
Katie Gares
Kyle Hufziger
Ryan Jakubek
David Punihaole
Natasha Smith
 Lily Wu
Kyeongwoo Jang